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Flotespace acquires Boata

17 Oct 2019

Member news

British Marine member, Flotespace, the boating start-up providing an online marketplace and concierge service for boat and yacht rentals, has announced its acquisition of Boata, a charter boat booking company.

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Standards Access Update

17 Oct 2019

General News

British Marine has been made aware that some online standards providers are no longer providing full access and up to date standards.

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British Marine & RYA publish joint statement regarding the free movement of pleasure craft in the event of a ‘No-Deal’ Brexit

17 Oct 2019

General News

Members closely following Brexit negotiations will know that as of this morning (17 October 2019) the UK Government and the European Union have agreed a new Brexit deal. This deal will, of course, still need to be ratified by UK Parliament and the EU27.

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Brexit update: Information for Third Countries regarding the MIC assignments

17 Oct 2019

General News

The Recreational Craft Directive (RCD) requires each watercraft to be marked with an identification number (MIC) which includes the unique code of the manufacturer assigned by the national authority of the Member State.

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Enhancing the composite materials regulatory infrastructure

17 Oct 2019

General News

As part of British Marine’s focus on technology and innovation, it has taken part in a Government sponsored workshop to analyse the regulations applicable to all composites structures, including boatbuilding.

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Canal & River Trust to hold elections for new members of governing Council

17 Oct 2019

General News

The Canal & River Trust (CRT) is calling on individuals to stand for election to the charity’s governing Council with nominations opening next week, open 21 October 2019 until 18 November 2019.

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British Marine Board heads north

17 Oct 2019

General News

As part of the new commitment to greater engagement with members, every alternate British Marine Board meeting will now be held in one of the different UK regions the Association represents. Last week, British Marine Scotland were delighted to host the Board meeting and meet with the team.

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Urgent Brexit update to all boatbuilders who export to the European Union

10 Oct 2019

General News

In the event of the UK leaving the EU without a deal, UK manufacturers will be required to obtain a new Manufacturers Identity Code (MIC) from one of the remaining 27 European Union Member States.

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British Marine returns to BOOT Düsseldorf with brand new location!

10 Oct 2019

General News

BOOT Düsseldorf is one of the worlds largest indoor international boat shows, a meeting point for both boating and water sports enthusiasts, with over 250,000 visitors from 90 countries and 1900 exhibitors.

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HPiVS and CEproof merge

10 Oct 2019

Member news

Two leading British Marine members in the global marine compliance industry, HPi Verification Services (HPiVS) and CEproof Group, have merged to create HPI-CEproof.

 

 

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